Dear Readers, Starting your own blog doesn’t have to be so expensive. These days so many people have blogs and earning online by sitting at home or through office. Be your own boss and earn $$$$. Start a blog with the topic you are passionate about makes the blogging successful and easier. Blogging is sharing your knowledge and experience with the world.
There are two platforms to start a blog. One is Blogger and another one is wordpress. Blogger is free and it is good to start with blogger as Alexa rank decreases so fast on blogger and there is a chance to get rank fast but little risky being on blogger for long time as any time Google can delete our blog if anything goes against their policy knowingly or unknowingly. If you follow all the rules and policy of Google you can stay on Blogger platform safe.
Check the key words on Google or on key word planner of related niche which you want to start. You have to choose the keywords from keyword planner which is medium competition or low competition with high search on Google and buy domain with same or related keywords.
To start on blogger you should create Gmail account. Go to www.Blogger.com and Login to your gmail account. Click on new blog then the below mention screen appears. Give the title of your blog and blog address of your desired keyword. Chose the template and click on create blog. After creating blog you need to add domain name or continue with blogspot.com
You can buy domain from Godaddy.com or any other domain registrar as you wish. Go to godaddy.com click on domains and search domain of your desired keyword which you have selected in keyword planner with high search and medium or low competition. Choose domain name with extension of .com, .net or .org which are best. Register your domain for one year.
Map domain name with Blogger-Custom Domain Name
When you purchase a domain name from Godaddy.com they provide IP address A record and CNAME record. You have to change the record names to point your blogger.com blog.
Login to your go daddy account and right side upper corner click on my account. Under domains find the option advanced details and click you will get redirect to domain manager page.
At the domain manager page bottom you will find DNS manager heading, this is the place where you can edit your domain configuration by clicking on launch.
Now enter the 4 IP address under the A host tab of the DNS manager (points to) by clicking on quick add button one by one.
Now in the box labelled CNAME(alias), create CNAME record of your blog address. Next to the existing CNAME record click on the pencil icon. Click on the quick add if you have entered the CNAME record.
After adding records click on save changes.
Wait for 24 hours to effect the change in your IP address. Enter the sub domain name of the address which you want to use for your blog. If your domain name extension is .com then enter www and next box ghs.google.com as the host name specify.
How to Change URL on blogger with Custom Domain Name
- Login to your blogger account. Under setting tab click on publishing.
- Click on switch to advanced settings enter your domain name and click on setup instructions. Start writing articles.
Happy blogging all the best 🙂